Alexandre Gori Maia is a specialist in development economics. His research focuses on the evaluation of the better strategies of economic development that simultaneously bring social and environmental sustainability in the developing world. He holds an PhD diploma in Applied Economics from University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in 2007, M.S. in Development Economics from UNICAMP in 2003, and B.S. in Statistics from UNICAMP) in 1996. He is Associate Professor at UNICAMP, where he coordinated the Center for Agricultural and Environmental Economics (2013-16) and the post-graduation course in Agricultural and Environmental Economics (2016-17). He has worked in partnership with several international institutions, including Columbia University, University of California, Texas A&M University and University of Texas. His current studies include: the impacts of climate change on agriculture and population; the evaluation of strategies of development that bring climate resilience; the impacts of rural migration on economic development; the development of the occupational structure and income inequality.